Utah Jazz vs. Milwaukee Bucks - 11/8/19 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Milwaukee Bucks (6-2) at Utah Jazz (5-3)
NBA Basketball: Friday, November 8, 2019 at 9:00 pm (Vivint Smart Home Arena)
The Line: Utah Jazz PK -- Over/Under: 215.5
The Milwaukee Bucks and Utah Jazz meet Friday in NBA action at the Vivint Smart Home Arena.
The Milwaukee Bucks look for another win to build on their four-game winning streak. The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 122.2 points on 47.7 percent shooting and allowing 112 points on 41 percent shooting. Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 29 points and 14.3 rebounds while Khris Middleton is averaging 18.6 points and 5.3 rebounds. Eric Bledsoe is the third double-digit scorer and Gorge Hill is dishing 2.9 assists. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 70.2 percent from the free throw line. The Milwaukee Bucks are allowing 35.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 51.9 rebounds per game. The Milwaukee Bucks have won four of their last five road games.
The Utah Jazz look for a statement win after winning four of their last six games. The Utah Jazz are averaging 100.8 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 96.6 points on 41.6 percent shooting. Donovan Mitchell is averaging 25.5 points and 3.9 assists while Bojan Bogdanovic is averaging 20.1 points and 4.4 rebounds. Mike Conley is the third double-digit scorer and Rudy Gobert is grabbing 12.5 rebounds. The Utah Jazz are shooting 36.9 percent from beyond the arc and 74.7 percent from the free throw line. The Utah Jazz are allowing 31.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.5 rebounds per game. The Utah Jazz have won all four home games this season.
The Bucks are 16-5 ATS in their last 21 Friday games, 21-10 ATS in their last 31 road games and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 1 days rest. The Jazz are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Friday games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Bucks are 2-15 ATS in the last 17 meetings in Utah and 8-25 ATS in the last 33 meetings. The under is 10-1 in Jazz last 11 overall. The over is 10-4-1 in Bucks last 15 road games.
It's always tough to turn down the Milwaukee Bucks in spots like this, especially when they're playing as well as they have lately, winning their last five games by an average of 12.8 points while allowing just 40 percent shooting. However, the Utah Jazz have been lights out at home where they're 4-0 SU and win by an average of 13.2 points while shooting 50.1 percent from the field. Conley is also starting to get comfortable with his new team and is coming off his best game of the young season. The home team has won seven of the last nine games between the Bucks and Jazz. Give me the home team in this pick em.